Symposium:
141. Chagas Disease: Diagnosis, Transfusion, Management, Transplantation
Friday, October 4, 2013: 3:45 PM-5:45 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 120-125
Co-organized with the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and the Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the epidemiology and diagnosis of Chagas disease
  • outline strategies to manage Chagas disease

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, microbiologists, members-in-training, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Caryn Bern, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco and Joseph Vinetz, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Diego

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-121-L01-P

Disclosures:

C. Bern, Chemogroup: Consultant, Consulting fee

J. Vinetz, None

C. Bern, Chemogroup: Consultant, Consulting fee

S. Stramer, None

I. Molina, None

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